HANFORD — A Hanford man was arrested for burglarizing JC Penney after being caught wearing clothes that still had the price tags on them, Hanford Police officials said.
Around 3 a.m. Saturday, officers said they responded to JC Penney, located at 1671 W. Lacey Blvd., for a report of an alarm.
Upon arrival, officers said they found a double glass door located in the southeast side of JC Penney where one of the doors was open and the glass from the second door was shattered.
Police said officers entered the business in an effort to locate any suspects. No suspects were located inside the business; however, officers said they found evidence inside the store that was left behind by the suspect.
Officials said officers searched the area and eventually located the suspect, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathon Delgado, nearby. They said Delgado was taken into custody without incident.
Police said Delgado was located wearing several articles of clothing, along with other items, which still had the price tags on them.
Delgado was taken to Adventist Medical Center where he was treated for an injury he sustained from breaking the glass doors, officials said.
While at Adventist, police said Delgado provided officers with a false name, attempted to escape custody and spit on an officer. They said he was also found to have an active no bail warrant out of Tulare County.
Authorities said Delgado was booked into the Kings County jail for burglary, battery on a peace officer, delaying an investigation, attempted escape from custody, providing false identification to a police officer and vandalism.